Patient stories

A heart full of gratitude

A heart full of gratitude

  Little did Tara “Lynn” Trickle know how much her life would change after she received a phone call in late August from a member of the Housecall Providers Advanced Illness Care (AIC) team. At the time, she was awaiting more test results after an initial cancer...

Wish comes true for young hospice patient

Wish comes true for young hospice patient

“Sometimes people come into our lives for a short time but make a lasting impact,” says Housecall Providers Hospice Nurse Nancy Jean Sill. “Jason was that person for many of us.” For hospice team members who traditionally care for individuals at the latter stage of...

A heart full of gratitude

A heart full of gratitude

  Like many of our family members who care for loved ones who are chronically ill, Alinda Lord had arrived at the realization that taking her mother, Virginia Flovette, to her primary care medical appointments was getting to be too difficult. “I was doing...

In-home medical care key to patient’s turnaround

In-home medical care key to patient’s turnaround

Angela Paterson was seemingly out of care options for her husband David Staley when a staff member at OHSU’s Richmond Clinic recommended Housecall Providers. Staley, who suffered from a traumatic brain injury during a rollover car accident in 2013, struggled to...